Industry News & Events

Humber College is now offering Security Guard Licensing Training 2011

January 4, 2011

The Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services' new basic Training and Testing regulation is now in force. In order to ensure that security guards and private investigators possess a basic level of skill, this testing is mandatory for all existing licensees and new applicants. To prepare existing licensees and new applicants for the testing, we are pleased to announce that Humber College is now offering Security Guard Licensing training.


Humber College is now offering Private Investigator Training in 2011

January 4, 2011

The Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services' new basic Training and Testing regulation is now in force.In order to ensure that security guards and private investigators possess a basic level of skill, this testing is mandatory for all existing licensees and new applicants.


ASIS Ottawa Chapter - January Meeting

January 19, 2011

ASIS Chapter 140 Ottawa is proud to present a panel discussion to wrap up its theme of International Security. So you think it’s difficult to provide effective security at your place of work in Canada? Then you will be interested in hearing our 4-member panel discuss security in conflict zones. The panel, consisting of three serving military officers and a member of the Canadian Red Cross, International Operations, will discuss the theme of Securing Conflict Zones as compared to Disaster Zones. The panel will be moderated by Jean Marc Béliveau, Lead DND Planner, Business Continuity Planning.


Private Investigators Course

January 24 - 28, 2011

This accredited course is a preparation for the examination for new licensees as required by the Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services.


ASIS President Message and State of the Association

February 7, 2011

A new year offers an opportunity to reflect on the past year's accomplishments and to set goals for the months ahead. As the 2011 president and a long-time member of ASIS, I encourage you to make this the year you realize the full potential of your ASIS membership.


Florida West Coast Chapter - The Inside Track Seminar

February 16-18, 2011

Attendees will leave with updated knowledge on cutting edge technology, ideas on how to manage their guard force, practical internet research tools, and tips for improving their communication skills for themselves as well as those they supervise.


ASIS Southwestern Ontario Chapter-March 2011 General Meeting

March 10, 2011

Reviewing and Revising Your Arrest Policy in Light of Recent Legal Developments - The legal position of employers who permit or require their employees (security or otherwise) to make citizens arrests; in the course of employment is in need of re-examination these days, in light of recent court decisions like R. V. Intelligarde, the introduction of workplace violence prevention provisions under last years Bill 168, and the arrival of Bill C-60, the new federal Citizen's Arrest and Self-defence Act which received First Reading in Parliament on February 17th.


15th Annual Chief of Police Dinner - In Honouring Chief of Police William Blair

May 10, 2011

The city’s premier Gala event in support of the Toronto Police Service, Toronto Crime Stoppers and The School Crime Stoppers Program.


Management System for Quality of Private Security Company Operations

March 28, 2011

This Standard provides the principles and requirements for a quality assurance management system (QAMS) for private sector security organizations to abide by and demonstrate accountability to internationally recognized norms of civil and human rights while providing quality assurance in the provision of their products and services.


Security Guard and Private Investigator Test Preparation Guides

March 28, 2011

A Security Guard Test Preparation Guide and a Private Investigator Test Preparation Guide are now available. These new materials have been developed, in response to requests from the industry, to help candidates to prepare for the licensing tests. The Subject Matter Expert Working Group worked with the ministry to provide these study guides as a complement to the curricula for the security guard and private investigator training. These guides are available only in electronic form.


International Threats and Transnational Crime 2011

April 11-12, 2011

Today's increasingly globalized business environment presents not only business opportunity, but tremendous risk. The threats of transnational crime are numerous, ranging from threats against personnel including human trafficking, kidnapping and ransom, and personnel protection to threats against infrastructure including cybercrime, e-commerce, and piracy, to threats against the business function including governmental corruption and regulatory compliance. Each threat provides today's security professionals with complex challenges and new opportunities. Some of these threats and their consequences are obvious, while others are covert or even inadvertent.


ASIS Ottawa Chapter - April 2011 Meeting

April 20, 2011

April 20, 2011 - Privy Council Office Site Tour (85 Sparks Street, Ottawa) In fitting with our Emergency Management theme, we would like to invite the membership to a site tour of the Crisis Management Cell at the Privy Council Office. We will be providing an informal light supper.


ASIS Southwestern Ontario Chapter - May 2011 Chapter Meeting

May 12,, 2011

Security Challenges in an Entertainment Venue Kevin Murphy will be discussing the unique security challenges he faces within the entertainment industry. The presentation will include a site tour for those attendees wishing to see more of the security operations at Mohawk Raceway.


ASIS SW Ontario Chapter - 2011 Golf Tournament

July 7, 2011

Where: Pine Knot Golf & Country Club When: July 7, 2011 Registration starts at 9:00 am Modified Shotgun start at 10:00 am sharp Cost: $105 per Golfer - includes golf, cart, eligibility for draws prizes, specialty contests & Hip of Beef buffet dinner. $40 for Hip of Beef buffet dinner only.


Security Canada Central October 19-20 2011

October 19-20, 2011

Security Canada Central is the largest security industry trade show in Canada, attracting a growing number of exhibitors and thousands of attendees from all across North America. This is where major purchasing decisions about security by corporate and government customers are made. We offer more space, more conferences, more education, and more opportunities to grow your business.


ISN Investigative Interviewing System Oct 24 - 2011

October 24 - 25, 2011

Securitas in partnership with Investigative Solutions Network presents the ISN Investigative Interviewing System. Designed for Canadian interviewers including Criminal, Corporate, Private Investigators and Human Resources personnel and anyone who conducts interviews professionally.


Security Role in Enhancing Organizational Resilience

Oct 31 - Nov 1 2011

In a world of unexpected challenges, a security professional's role is constantly evolving. Learn the latest approaches to enhance organizational resilience.


NAID Canada - “It’s Not Fun” Workshop - Nov 3 - 2011

November 3, 2011

Ontario, Canada has long been recognized as an innovative hot bed for the secure destruction industry. From the birth of the modern mobile shredding industry to last year’s first-of-its-kind NAID dumpster diving study, the region has affected the secure destruction industry on a global basis. So, it is fitting that NAID-Canada would be the proving ground for a new type of NAID educational event. The “It’s Not Fun” Data Destruction Policy Workshop is a half day event where NAID CEO Bob Johnson works directly with policy makers customer organizations utilizing the NAID Compliance Toolkit and the Customer Employee Training Program to help them create their own policies.



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